Myanmar ruling party chief sacked amid power struggle in country

 Shwe Mann has been sacked from his post of chairman of Myanmar`s ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) amid a power struggle.

ANI| Last Updated: Aug 13, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

London: Shwe Mann has been sacked from his post of chairman of Myanmar`s ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) amid a power struggle.

According to the BBC, the USDP offices were surrounded by security forces to prevent officials from leaving.Myanmar will hold elections after three months which will be the first since democratic reforms that began in 2011.Mann is believed to have been discussing an alliance with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.